Preparatory Course for Edexcel International Primary Curriculum Achievement Test Year 5

Preparatory Course for Edexcel International Primary Curriculum Achievement Test Year 5

Pearson Edexcel International Primary Curriculum Achievement Test

The Preparatory Course is designed to prepare international students to sit for the Pearson Edexcel International Primary Curriculum Achievement Test Year 5. It provides an international benchmark of achievement, with externally marked Achievement Tests and certification at the end of Year 6.

Under the discipline of English, students will explore into current affairs, modern day problems, focusing on debate, historical, social, political, philosophical and economic factors of certain societies, art and music.

While learning the fundamentals of Mathematics, students will be given the opportunity of excelling in problem-solving and logic development. The inquiry of Science will also allow students to explore both the physical aspect and the knowledge of healthy living.

Since it is important for them to learn how to think, and not just what to think, students also learn analytical and critical thinking through the incisive pedagogy.

As it caters to the learning needs of all International Students, students will go through the curriculum under the rigor of the teaching format of Singapore Education System, which is viewed as the premium pedagogy worldwide.

Summative Assessment will be provided to ascertain the level of attainment at the end of Year 5 although formative assessments will be conducted throughout the academic year. At the end of Year 5, students should form good study habits, apply knowledge and skills of all subjects in different situations with minimal support, produce work showing higher order thinking skills, do research work, be involved in group discussions, and able to communicate their understanding of all subject matters both verbally and in written form.

 

Admission Exercise for International Students (AEIS) Test

Applicants can also opt to sit for the Admission Exercise for International Students (AEIS) Test to gain admission into Government Primary or Secondary Schools. The AEIS Test is conducted by the Ministry of Education (MOE), Singapore.

The AEIS Test involves a centralized test on English and Mathematics and is held in September/ October of each year. International students who are successful in the AEIS Test will be assigned by Ministry of Education to join a Singapore Government School in January of the following year.

Applicants who have taken part in AEIS Test previously and were unsuccessful may apply to take S-AEIS Test in February / March of the following year.
For updated and accurate information on MOE, please visit their website at www.moe.gov.sg

The Preparatory Course is designed to prepare international students to sit for the Pearson Edexcel International Primary Curriculum Achievement Test Year 5.

Course Outline

The course consists of 3 (three) subjects taught accordingly:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science

English
Synopsis

The Year 5 English class is aimed at enabling students to acquire foundational skills, particularly in grammar, spelling and basic pronunciation. The focus is on the four main language skills, namely, reading, listening, writing and speaking. The students will attain a good level of competency. Year 5 students should be able to write poems and compose a story, read newspapers and magazines, explore expressive and figurative language: similes, metaphors, synonyms and pass reading comprehension assessments, develop presentation and performance skills, read a variety of persuasive texts and traditional stories, formulate questions for research. Upon successful completion of Year 5 English exam, students will be promoted to the next level.

Mathematics
Synopsis

The Year 5 Mathematics class is aimed at enabling students to acquire Mathematical concepts and skills for everyday use and continuous learning in Mathematics. It also aims at developing thinking, reasoning, communication and application through a mathematical approach to problem solving. Students should be able to do Year 5 algebra, recall multiplication tables, recognise the equivalence of percentages, fractions and decimals, apply geometrical concepts and solve geometrical problems, extract and interpret data in tables, graphs, charts and diagrams, explain methods and reasoning, and develop effective calculator skills. Upon successful completion of Year 5 Mathematics exam, students will be promoted to the next level.

Science
Synopsis

The Year 5 Science class is aimed at enabling students to acquire Science concepts and skills for everyday use and continuous learning in Science. It also aims at developing an inquisitive mind through critical thinking. It requires students to demonstrate knowledge, understanding and application of the different learning objectives of the various topics. Year 5 students should be able to understand life and reproductive cycles, human body (functions of blood and organs, states of matters, Earth, Sun and Moon, changing sounds, conduct investigations and make predictions. Upon successful completion of Year 5 Science exam, students will be promoted to the next level.

Scope of Study

Pearson Edexcel International Primary Curriculum

Delivery Mode

Lectures, Discussions, interactive lessons, games, etc.

Commencement Dates / Intakes

To view dates of intakes, please refer to www.colemancollege.edu.sg
Coleman College reserves the right to cancel a class/an intake if the minimum number of students enrolled is less than 10 for any programme per class. Students may enroll into a later intake, if any, or withdraw from course. (For refund, please refer to our Refund Policy)

Course Duration

The course duration is 12 months of institutional study – Full-time

Class Period

Monday to Friday
6 contact hours per day, 5 days per week
30 contact hours per week

Course Fees

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Payment Mode

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For further information or clarification, please call our Student Support Services Officer at +65 6336 3462.

Assessments

Mid Year Assessment: November or December
Final Year Assessment: May or June

Assessment Methods

Internal Tests conducted by Coleman College

Assessment Grading Criteria

The Pearson Edexcel International Primary Award in will be graded as pass or fail and is awarded at three attainment levels: P1, P2, P3

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Examination results will be announced by Coleman College within 1 month of examination.

Qualification Award

Result Slip issued by Coleman College

Graduation Requirements

Completion of course

Teacher Qualifications

The Committee for Private Education (CPE) is duly notified on all teachers in Coleman College. All teachers have the required qualifications. Please refer to Our Teachers list in the website for more details.
Average Teacher-Student Ratio is 1:40
Please note that the maximum number of students in the classroom is subjected to the maximum allowable seating capacity

Progression Pathway

Successful students will be promoted to Year 6.

Age: At least 10 years old
Academic: At least Primary 4 or equivalent
English Proficiency: At least Primary 4 proficiency in English or equivalent

Other Courses

Preparatory Course for Admission to Government School – Primary 5

Preparatory Course for Edexcel General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) Examination

Preparatory Course for Admission to Government School – Secondary 1